Sonia Rosemary Keppel1

F, #12886, b. 24 May 1900, d. 16 August 1986
Father*Hon. George Keppel1 b. 14 Oct 1865, d. 22 Nov 1947
Mother*Alice Frederica Edmonstone1 b. 29 Apr 1869, d. 11 Sep 1947
FatherKing (Albert) Edward VII Windsor of England1 b. 9 Nov 1841, d. 6 May 1910
Relationship17th cousin 2 times removed of Robert Michael Damon

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Married: Mrs. (Keppel) Cubitt as of 16 November 1920.1
     Sonia Rosemary Keppel, daughter of Hon. George Keppel and Alice Frederica Edmonstone, was born on 24 May 1900 in London, England.1 Sonia Rosemary Keppel was the daughter of Hon. George Keppel and Alice Frederica Edmonstone.1 Sonia Rosemary Keppel married Roland Calvert Cubitt on 16 November 1920 in The Guard's Chapel, Wellington Barracks. Sonia Rosemary Keppel and Roland Calvert Cubitt were divorced in 1947.1 Sonia Rosemary Keppel died on 16 August 1986 at age 86.1
     There as some claims that Sonia was the illegitimate child of Edward VII due to the liason between him and her mother. George had acknowledged Sonia as his child so that is her legal father, and Edward never made any claim to paternity. Sonia did publish her memoirs in 1958 under the title "Edwardian Daughter" and this title has been interpreted by some to imply the conection (but none was explisitly claimed).1 She became the mother of Hon. Rosalind Maud Cubitt on 11 August 1921.1 Sonia Rosemary's daughter was married at wedding of Hon. Rosalind Maud Cubitt and Maj. Bruce Middleon Hope Shand on 2 January 1946 at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge. Sonia Rosemary's mother Alice Frederica Edmonstone died on 11 September 1947 at Villa dell'Ombrellino, Bellosguardo, near Firenze, Italia.1 Sonia Rosemary's father Hon. George Keppel died on 22 November 1947 in London, England.1

Child of Sonia Rosemary Keppel and Roland Calvert Cubitt

Last Edited13 Apr 2005


  1. [S242] Ancestry of the Duchess of Cornwall, online